• Wednesday, May 25, 2022

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UK grooming victims ‘not just white girls’, researcher claims

TNT delivery driver jailed for raping a 15 year-old runaway girl in his family home after luring her into his work van.

By: Lauren Codling

by LAUREN CODLING WHITE girls are not the only group targeted by Asian grooming gangs as victims are from ethnic backgrounds too, a researcher who presented her findings to the Home Office on Monday (22) has claimed. Last Friday (19), 20 Asian men were sentenced after being found guilty of raping and abusing young girls in Huddersfield. They plied victims with drugs and drinks before abusing them. Dr Ella Cockbain is a lecturer in security and crime science at University College London (UCL). Her findings showed that offenders were neither “sophisticated or organised,” but opportunists, and that successful prosecutions related…

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